Embry stewardess board. they helped to run church. The church also had a group called communion stewardess board. Their function was to prepare for and assist in the communion service.
Pauline Gray speaks at Embry AME Church. The occasion was an event honoring Miss Gray and Arthur Brooks.
Event honored William Gray and Pauline Gray
At Embry AME Church on Sunday
Many departments at the University of Maryland provided stable employment for Lakelanders. Pictured here are, left to right, Pauline Gray and Etelka Lomax preparing meals in the kitchen at the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. Other Lakeland residents, including Saxoline Campbell, Dorothy Holman, and Hazel Thomas, also were employed as cooks and kitchen-service staff for sorority and fraternity houses.
Meal at testimonial event Standing left to right are Pauline Gray and Agnes Gross
Sunday on the Grounds of Embry AME Church
Myron Gray's mother, Emma Christine, is in the doorway with one of the Gray children (unknown which); his aunts, Eliza and Pauline are at the table; his uncle, James Gray is standing. Left to Right: Eliza, James, Emma Christine with one of the Gray children, and Pauline Gray.
On December 29, 1967, Embry AME Church hosted a dinner to honor two prominent parishioners: church clerk Pauline Gray and church treasurer Arthur Brooks. The program featured testimonials and music, and a festive meal in the parish hall. lol
Agnes Gross and Pauline Gray
During event in honor of Pauline Gray and Arthur Brooks. Church pastor, Rev Baddy is seated
Pauline Gray during event in her honor and that of Arthur Brooks at Embry AME Church
The Baltimore Afro American April 14, 1928 Lakeland, Maryland A Thanksgiving service was held at First Baptist Church for Harmony Temple No. 349 of Bladensburg on Sunday evening at 3:30. The pastor of First Baptist, Rev. Abbot preached. At Embry AME Church Sunday School was held at 9:30 and Rev. Wing preached at 8:00 in the evening. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Johnson, Charles has been at home for two weeks due to a lacerated tooth. On Tuesday evening Eunice Johnson was given a surprise party. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Moody, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Gray, Emma Conway, Susie Briscoe, Eliza Gray, Gertrude Walls, Pauline Gray, Louis Gray, Elmo Poole, Henry Henson and Charles Stewart attended the event. Miss Johnson was given many gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Randall hosted her mother, Emma Rollins and younger siblings over the Easter holiday. The Gays had visitors on Easter Sunday. They were two sons with their families, M. Willis, Miss Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner from Washington and their children and Elizabeth Tilghman from New York. Julia Mack is at home for the holiday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W.C. Mack. Miss Mack is a student at Bowie Normal School. On Thursday many parents and children attended the annual field meet in Marlbora(o). On Sunday James H. Gray, Louis Gray, Arthur Brooks, Joseph Thomas, George Robinson, and Raymond Jones went to Blue Plains on a visit to the Old Folk’s Home. On Sunday Rex Isaac, from Laurel, MD visited Mrs. Arthur Brooks.
On a Sunday afternoon in the 1960s, sisters Eliza and Pauline Gray relax for a moment with some of their nieces and nephews: (left to right), Myron Gray, Paul Butler, Linda Gray Butler, Eliza Gray, Mildred Gray, Pauline Gray, DeWana Gray, a friend of DeWana’s, and Lester Gray. (Courtesy of the Gray family.)
Children of James Henry Gray Standing are unknown, Luke, unknown seated are Pauline, William and Eliza.
Left to Right: (seated) Myron's aunt, Pauline Gray, and an unidentifiable couple. (Standing) Myron's mother, Emma Christine, Uncle Robert "Ridgley" (a long-time principal with school named after him in Capitol Heights), Robert's wife Mildred, Uncle Oscar, Uncle Oscar's wife Arleen, and Uncle Will. These aunts and uncles are siblings of Myron Gray's father, Clarence Gray Sr.
Steated in the center row third from the left is Pauline Gray
Testimonial Dinner Honoring Pauline Gray and Arthur Brooks at hosted by Embry AME Church held at the church
Camp cook, Pauline Gray standing in the second row second from the right
Sick visit, Agnes Gross, unknown, Pauline Gray, Dessie Randall Thomas
Stewart Board Front left Agnes Gross, Pauline Gray, Martha Edwards, Arthur Brooks Rear Mr. Conway, Milton Weems, Rev. R.H. Baddy, Delaris Dory